While decorating a boy’s room is not always as fun as decorating a girl’s, there is definitely a lot you can do. Depending on your boy’s personality, you can decorate any number of ways. Sports themed decorating is a common choice for boy’s rooms. The following are some great ideas for how to decorate with a sport theme.
The first place you want to start is with the walls. You have any number of options for how to decorate your walls. A popular choice is to start with a coat of paint, choose the color of your son’s favorite team. Some home improvement stores offer paint a specific team colors. If a store near you does not offer a specific team color you are looking for, just choose a color similar. For more variety consider only painting half of the walls were a portion of it. If your son’s favorite team has multiple colors consider painting your wall using more than one color. You can pick up a fun sports themed border to use as a transition between the painted areas.
The windows in your son’s room are a great place to add a little flair. You can choose any number of window treatments, but some fun options include: sport themed valance, sport themed curtain and rod, plain curtains with a fun sports themed curtain rod. If your son’s favorite sport is basketball you the basketball team; if your son’s favorite sport is a baseball, use a baseball theme. You get the idea. If the window does not have a view, consider using decals, vinyl, or window paint to add even more sports decorating to the room. If you don’t have money for a fun curtain rod, consider making your own using a wooden dowel and two sport balls. Simply make holes in the balls large enough to fit the dowel and insert one ball on each end of the dowel after curtains are hung.
Replacing flooring can be very expensive, but there are ways to use your flooring in your decorating. One of the best ways is to purchase an area rug. There are several stores that sell sports themed area rugs, you can get a rug cut out in the shape of a baseball, basketball, football, soccer ball, or any other sports themed memorabilia. If an area rug that is shaped like a ball does not interest you consider a team theme rug. If you have the money to replace your flooring, a world of options opens up to you. You could floor the room with Astroturf. You can floor the room with hardwood and use vinyl to make it look like a basketball court. Depending on your budget, before can be a valuable asset in your decorating.
The decor of the room is where you really get to decorate. You can add funds accents, such as a lamp with a sport lampshade, framed memorabilia, posters, pieces of sports equipment, vintage sports equipment, and any number of other sports themed items. Of course you would not want to forget the bedspread. Choose a bedspread that complements your theme, but his understated, then accent the bed with sports shaped pillows. For even more fun, consider using vinyl wall lettering to spell out your favorite sports quotes and inspirational sayings.
These are just a few fun ways to decorate a boy’s room using the sports theme. Of course, your budget will dictate the kind of decor you use. For a tighter budget consider making your own using old sports equipment, painting a canvas that you purchase at a craft store, making your own curtains, etc.